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Attempted coup leaves 265 dead as Turkey crushes revolt

A total of 265 people were killed in an attempted coup that played out overnight across Turkey, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday, among them 161 government forces and civilians.

Death toll rises to 265 in attempted coup in Turkey

The number of people killed during an attempted coup in Turkey rises to 265, with government forces and civilians accounting for 161 of the deaths, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says.

Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 27

The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 27, a media report said.

Death toll rises to 250 from weekend bombing in Baghdad

The death toll from a car bombing in Baghdad at the weekend has risen to at least 250, an Iraqi Health Ministry source told dpa on Wednesday.

Death toll in China floods reaches 93

Beijing (dpa) - At least 93 people were confirmed killed after days of unseasonally heavy rain in China, state-run news agency Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Death toll in Tel Aviv terrorist attack rises to four

Two gunmen opened fire on Wednesday evening in a bustling area in a central Tel Aviv nightlife area, killing four people and injuring some five others before being shot, police said.

Death toll rises to 23 in reported Russian airstrikes on Syrian city

The death toll from overnight air raids on the Syrian city of Idlib has risen to 23 including seven children, an independent monitoring organization said on Tuesday.

Death toll rises to 23 in apparent Russian strikes on Syrian city

The death toll from overnight air raids on the Syrian city of Idlib, apparently carried out by Russian forces, has risen to 23 including seven children, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

Death toll in Syrian coastal cities rises to 145, monitor says

The death toll in a series of blasts in the government-held cities of Tartus and Jableh on the Syrian coast has risen to 145, a monitoring group says.

Death toll rises to 45 in Aden double attack claimed by Islamic State

The death toll in the double attack on would-be army recruits in Yemen's temporary capital in the south of the country has risen to 45, hospital officials told dpa.

80 killed in Baghdad in sixth day of bomb attacks in a week

At least 80 people were killed in the Baghdad area on Tuesday when bomb attacks, the biggest of which was claimed by the Islamic State extremist group, hit five districts in and around the Iraqi capital.

27 killed in Islamic State suicide attack on Yemeni army recruits

A suicide bomber killed 27 people on Sunday when he blew himself up in a crowd of men seeking to enlist in the Yemeni army in the south-eastern city of Mukalla, medical officials said.

Blast in Iraqi Shiite district kills at least 50

The death toll of the bombing attack on Sadr City, a district east of Baghdad, has risen to at least 50, hospital officials told dpa.

Death toll in Nairobi building collapse raised to 51

The death toll in the April 29 collapse of a six-storey building in Nairobi has risen to 51, local rescue leader Pius Masai said late Sunday.

Death toll from Iraq twin blasts rises to 30

The death toll from two bombings in the southern Iraqi town of Samawa has risen to 30, a local official says.

Norway presumes all 13 on-board helicopter dead, ends rescue mission

All 13 people on-board a helicopter carrying North Sea oil platform workers that crashed on Norway's western coast are presumed dead, emergency services and police said Friday.

11 dead, two missing after helicopter crashes at Norway coast

Eleven people were confirmed dead Friday after a helicopter ferrying North Sea oil platform workers crashed off the coast of western Norway, emergency services and police said Friday.

At least 30 killed in airstrikes on Syrian hospital, activists say

A series of airstrikes on a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has left at least 30 people dead, a local volunteer said Thursday.

At least 30 dead in airstrikes on Syrian hospital, activists say

A series of airstrikes on a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has left at least 30 people dead, a local volunteer said Thursday.

Death toll from Aleppo hospital bombing rises to 30, volunteer says

The death toll from airstrikes on a hospital in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has risen to 30, a local volunteer says.

Ecuador earthquake toll rises to 570

The earthquake death toll in Ecuador rose to 570 people Wednesday, with more than 7,000 injured and 163 still unaccounted for, the country's public prosecutor's office said.

Death toll reaches 64 in aftermath of Kabul attack

The death toll from a Taliban bomb attack in Kabul this week climbed to 64 dead, an official said Wednesday.

Death toll reaches 500 in Ecuador quake amid search for missing

More than 500 people were confirmed killed in Ecuador's most powerful earthquake in decades, officials said late Tuesday, as rescuers were searching for the missing amid widespread destruction.

11 more deaths linked to twin quakes in Japan

Authorities in southern Japan on Wednesday linked at least 11 more fatalities to powerful earthquakes last week that killed 48 people.

Aftershocks jolt Japan as death toll from two quakes rises to 47

A series of aftershocks rattled the southern Japanese island of Kyushu on Tuesday as the number of deaths from the twin powerful earthquakes rose to 47.

More than 400 dead, cities "destroyed" in Ecuador quake

The death toll from Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades rose steadily Monday as rescuers raced to find survivors amid widespread destruction along the country's north-western Pacific coast.

At least 350 dead, cities "destroyed" in Ecuador quake

The death toll from Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades has risen to 350, government officials said Monday, as rescuers raced to find survivors amid widespread destruction along the country's north-western Pacific coast.

Japanese island faces dwindling supplies after two major quakes

Japan was struggling to send food and water to the southern island of Kyushu on Monday after two powerful earthquakes there killed at least 43 people and forced about 100,000 to leave their homes, local media reported.

Ecuador quake death toll rises to 350 as EU offers 1 million in aid

The death toll from Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades has risen to 350, government officials said Monday, as the European Union offered 1 million euros (1.1 million dollars) in emergency aid.

Quake toll at 272 in Ecuador amid huge rescue effort

Ecuador's strongest earthquake since 1979 killed at least 272 people, caused widespread damage and prompted the government to deploy thousands of soldiers to the quake zone.

Powerful Ecuador quake kills at least 235 people, injures 1,557

Ecuador's strongest earthquake since 1979 has killed at least 235 people, caused widespread damage and prompted the government to declare a state of emergency and deploy thousands of soldiers.

Powerful Ecuador earthquake kills at least 233 people

Ecuador's strongest earthquake since 1979 has killed over 200 people, caused widespread damage and prompted the government to declare a state of emergency and deploy thousands of soldiers.

Powerful Ecuador earthquake kills 77, injures nearly 600

Ecuador's strongest earthquake since 1979 has killed at least 77 people, caused widespread damage and prompted the government to declare a state of emergency and deploy thousands of soldiers.

Massive earthquake rocks Ecuador killing at least 77

Ecuador's strongest earthquake since 1979 has killed at least 77 people, caused severe damage and prompted the government to declare a state of emergency.

At least 32 dead, 2,000 injured after second major quake hits Japan

Rescuers were digging through the rubble of collapsed houses to find survivors after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck southern Japan early Saturday, killing at least 32 people and injuring more than 2,000, local media reported.

Second quake kills 19 in southern Japan, aftershocks continue

At least 19 people died and more than 1,000 were injured in a magnitude-7.3 earthquake that struck the southern Japanese island of Kyushu early Saturday, while a series of aftershocks rattled the region, authorities said.

2 killed, 400 injured after strong quake rocks southern Japan

At least two people died and more than 400 were injured after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Japan's southern island of Kyushu on Thursday.

Death toll rises to four after Indian Kashmir clashes

Two more people died in India-administered Kashmir on Wednesday as a result of clashes with security forces the previous day, police said.

Flyover collapse in Kolkata kills 21 - rescue efforts ongoing

At least 21 people were killed, about 60 injured and many others feared trapped after a flyover under construction collapsed in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata Thursday, officials said.

Monitor: Death toll from airstrikes near Damascus rises to 23

The death toll from airstrikes on a rebel-held area near the Syrian capital Damascus on Thursday has risen to 23 civilians, a monitoring group reported.

34 people killed, almost 200 injured in Brussels terrorist attacks

A series of terrorist attacks in Brussels left 34 people dead and almost 200 injured on Tuesday, local media reported, with the Belgian capital under lockdown as authorities rushed to secure other sites and hunt down the perpetrators.

Two dozen people killed in attacks on Brussels airport, subway

Two dozen people were killed on Tuesday in terrorist attacks that targeted the airport and a subway station in Brussels, with the Belgian capital under lockdown as authorities rushed to secure other sites.

Death toll from two Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen crosses 100

The death toll from two Saudi-led airstrikes Tuesday on a market in Hajjah province, north-west of Yemeni capital Sana'a, has risen to 102 civilians, an official said.

Toll from Ankara bombing hits 37; Turkey launches airstrikes in Iraq

Turkey escalated Monday its conflict with the armed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) following an attack in Ankara which killed 37 people, though officials stopped short of fully pinnning blame for the car bombing on the armed group.

Death toll in Nigeria building collapse reaches 35

The death toll from a building collapse in south-western Nigeria this week reached 35 on Thursday, a top emergency rescue official told dpa.

Death toll from southern Tunisia clashes rises to 55, says premier

The final estimate of the death toll from clashes between Tunisian security forces and insurgents in the southern city of Begardene a day ago is 55, Tunisian Premier Habib Essid said in a press conference Tuesday.

Death toll in east Baghdad blast more than 70, Health Ministry says

The death toll from Sunday's suicide bombing in an eastern Baghdad market reached more than 70, the Iraqi Health Ministry said on Monday.

Death toll rises to 21 in latest al-Shabaab attack in Somalia

At least 21 people are dead after an attack Sunday by the al-Shabaab terrorist group in the southern Somali city of Baidoa, police said.

Toll from al-Shabaab attacks in Mogadishu rises to 22

At least 22 people were killed in bombings and gunfire in a Mogadishu hotel and a public garden, the Somalia security minister said Saturday.

Monitoring group: Syria death toll now more than 270,000

The total death toll in the Syrian conflict now stands at more than 270,000, a monitoring group says.

Number killed in German train crash rises to 11

The number of people killed in a head-on collision of two commuter trains in Bavaria earlier in the week has risen to 11, German police confirmed on Thursday.

Death toll in Taiwan earthquake now 62, more than 60 still missing

Rescuers said Thursday that 60 people were confirmed dead in the ruins of the 17-storey Weiguan Jinlong apartment building that collapsed in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan in Saturday's 6.4-magnitude earthquake.

German train crash death toll set at 10; police end search for bodies

German police said Wednesday they have concluded their search for victims of a head-on collision of two commuter trains the day before that left 10 dead and 81 injured.

Ten dead, dozens injured in head-on train collision in Germany

The head-on collision of two commuter trains in southern Germany early Tuesday left 10 people dead, dozens injured and one person missing, police said.

Nine dead, two missing, 81 injured in train collision in Germany

Nine people are dead and two are still missing after the head-on collision of two commuter trains in southern Germany, police said Tuesday, adding that two train drivers were very likely among the casualties.

Eight dead, 90 injured in head-on train collision in southern Germany

At least eight people are dead and another 90 injured after two commuter trains collided head on and partially derailed near the southern German town of Bad Aibling on Tuesday, police said.

Death toll reaches 38 in Taiwan earthquake

More than 100 people are missing two days after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake killed at least 38 in southern Taiwan, while three people were rescued alive, authorities said Monday.

34 dead, more than 100 missing after earthquake in Taiwan

More than 100 people were missing a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake killed at least 34 in southern Taiwan, authorities said Sunday.

Death toll mounts in Turkey as rights group warns on civilians

At least 24 people are injured and trapped in a house, unable to receive medical care, amid clashes in Turkey's south-eastern Cizre district, the country's main pro-Kurdish party said Wednesday.

Death toll in airstrikes in eastern Syria reaches 47, watchdog says

At least 47 civilians, including children, were killed Saturday in airstrikes targeting areas under the control of the Islamic State terrorist militia in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said.

Death toll from North Sinai attack rises to seven policemen

The death toll from the attack on a mobile checkpoint in Arish, capital of restive North Sinai province, has risen to seven policemen after two conscripts died Thursday morning of their injuries, a security source told dpa.